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Youngblood, Shay

Overview
Works: 3 works in 7 publications in 1 language and 204 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Picture books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.H67562, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Shay Youngblood
Publications by Shay Youngblood
Most widely held works by Shay Youngblood
Shakin' the mess outta misery : a play by Shay Youngblood( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do
Talking bones : a play by Shay Youngblood( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Talking Bones is set in Ancestor's Books & Breakfast, a half empty bookstore in a small Southern town, where three generations of women, Ruth, her daughter Baybay and her grand daughter Eila, hear the ancestors through a broken hearing aid, whispers in the dark and in talking bones. The ancestors bring a message about love, faith and family. Ruth, the matriarch, needs to settle her affairs before she dies. She interprets the voices she hears as those of the ancestors guiding her. Baybay wants to be free of her mother's traditions. Eila, tries to build a bridge between the two women while creating a place for new rituals and new beginnings. It's a complex journey for all, but in the end, the ancestors can be heard whispering - joyous and hopeful
 
Languages
English (7)
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